Laois Sport

Crettyard strike lucky to win double

Seniors Div 1 Cup Final Crettyard United 1 Baltinglass 1 (Crettyard win 5-4 on penalties) By Harry Shorthose THEY don’t do anything the easy way in Crettyard and they certainly didn’t make this one easy, relying on a last gasp...

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Portarlington have no answer to Portlaoise’s pace and movement

Portlaoise 4-11 Portarlington 0-10 By Denis J. Croke THE last time these two clubs saw action was on the first...

Sunday, 20/06/21 - 3:55pm Read More

Shock for Stephen as FINA rescind Olympic invitation

By Denis J. Croke IN today’s edition of the Laois Nationalist we have story about how Shane Ryan, whose father...

Tuesday, 08/06/21 - 7:51am Read More

GAA fixtures for the coming week are confirmed

How good it is after months of inactivity to be omnce again in the position to carry a list of...

Monday, 07/06/21 - 6:20pm Read More

Laois ladies squander too many chances in Aughrim

Wicklow 2-9 Laois 1-11 By Denis J. Croke IT would be a safe bet to say that Laois manager Donie...

Saturday, 05/06/21 - 5:28pm Read More

Ballacolla mourns ‘the Kid’

By Pat Delaney THE death of Tom Bowe affectionately known as the ‘Kid’ caused great sadness in Ballacolla. the son...

Friday, 04/06/21 - 12:26pm Read More

LSP’s Activator poles programme returns to Portarlington

THERE was a very welcome return for Laois Sports Partnership’s activator pole programme last week in Portarlington when close to...

Friday, 04/06/21 - 8:23am Read More

Laois embroiled in relegation scrap after losing to Kildare

Kildare 2-17 Laois 1-8 By Denis J. Croke Laois find themselves embroiled in the relegation scrap after losing their third...

Sunday, 30/05/21 - 3:34pm Read More

Derryounce wellness walk is a resounding success

A SUNNY day, an impromptu sing-song and a declaration that Laois Sports Partnership sports co-ordinators are gold-medal standard – it’s...

Sunday, 30/05/21 - 8:46am Read More

Portlaoise RFC’s men, ladies and children participate in TheBigRugbyRun

By Denis J. Croke PORTLAOISE Rugby Club joined with rugby clubs all over Ireland on Saturday 22 May to raise...

Saturday, 29/05/21 - 5:57am Read More

National Sport

Euro 2020: Austria reach knockout phase after victory over Ukraine

By PA Sport Staff Austria progressed to the knockout stages of the European Championship for the first time after Christoph Baumgartner’s goal secured a 1-0 win over Ukraine in Bucharest. Baumgartner produced what proved the decisive moment with a 21st-minute...

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Euro 2020: Holland keep up perfect record with win over North Macedonia

By PA Sport Staff Georginio Wijnaldum claimed a double as Holland completed a perfect Group C campaign with a 3-0...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 7:29pm Read More

Euro 2020: Two England players isolating after interacting with Scotland’s Billy Gilmour

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell are isolating ahead of England’s crunch Euro 2020...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 6:39pm Read More

Sam Bennett ruled out of Tour de France due to injury

By Ian Parker, PA Ireland’s Sam Bennett has not been included in the Deceuninck-QuickStep squad for the Tour de France....

Monday, 21/06/21 - 3:32pm Read More

France’s Ousmane Dembele ruled out of Euro 2020 by knee injury

Andy Hampson, PA France forward Ousmane Dembele has been ruled out for the rest of Euro 2020 with a knee...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 1:41pm Read More

Olympic spectator levels fixed at 50% by Tokyo 2020 organisers

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter Organisers of the Tokyo Olympic Games have fixed spectator limits for the event...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 11:33am Read More

Rory McIlroy looking on bright side despite extending winless run in majors

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent Rory McIlroy was determined to take the positives from his US Open performance, despite...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 9:59am Read More

Football rumours: Paul Pogba to be offered new deal by Manchester United

By PA Sport Staff What the papers say Manchester United intend to make Paul Pogba the highest-paid player in the...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 9:54am Read More

Euro 2020 matchday 11: Five’s a crowd in tight battle for last-16 progression

By PA Sport Staff Five teams will be bidding to secure their passage to the round of 16 in their...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 8:51am Read More

Jon Rahm takes first major title with US Open victory

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent Fifteen days after his preparations were seemingly thrown into disarray, Jon Rahm produced a...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 6:45am Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More